|ISGM Podcast: The Concert #2 - Mozart Mini-Marathon - Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum|
Join us for two performances celebrating the 250th birthday of music’s most notorious prodigy, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. These concerts, recorded live during our Mozart Marathon in January 2006, feature some of our favorite soloists as well as the Gardner Chamber Orchestra, the museum’s resident ensemble. To start, violinist Corey Cerovsek and pianist Jeremy Denk perform Mozart’s delightful violin sonata in E minor...
Keywords: Gardner Museum; museum; podcast; the concert; classical music; Mozart; Corey Cerovsek; Jeremy Denk; Kim Kashkashian; Gardner Chamber Orchestra; Douglas Boyd
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|ISGM Podcast: The Concert #8 - Mozart: Not Just a Prodigy - Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum|
Because Mozart wrote and played music so well from such an early age, there is a commonly held view that he always composed with extraordinary ease, that his works were the product of a sort of divine inspiration. But scholars now realize that, while Mozart did write extraordinary music, it was not always so simple for him. In the dedication of Mozart’s string quartets, he calls them the “fruits of a long and laborious endeavor.” Characterized by adventurous chromaticism and intricate fuga...
Keywords: Gardner Museum; museum; podcast; the concert; classical music; Mozart; Borromeo String Quartet; Paula Robison; Gardner Chamber Orchestra; Douglas Boyd